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Join us online for ResearchFest

Are liver transplant patients more at risk of heart attack or strokeIs cycling beneficial for ICU patients? Does dairy improve quality of life in older adults? (Tune into the Dunlop Medical Symposium happening on Wednesday 7 October, link below.)

Our researchers are pushing boundaries and asking questions that could improve lives. Explore fascinating research like this, and more through our virtual ResearchFest which starts tomorrow and runs until 15 October. 

You don’t have to be a researcher, scientist or clinician to get involved. 

Our research poster presentations have moved online and can be accessed now. 

You can also join one of our many engaging online webinars:
(Links will be live during event times listed)

Dunlop Medical Research Foundation Symposium | Wednesday 7 October 12.30pm - 1.45pm
Three outstanding researchers share their work. Discover how yoghurt makes the difference, novel drugs for chronic pain and about gut feelings and obesity. Plus information about how to successfully apply for Dunlop Medical Research Foundation funding.  

Nursing Quality and Research Forum | Thursday 8 October 1.30pm - 3pm
New and experienced nursing researchers are questioning practice, investigating improvements and getting answers!

Poster session opening | Monday 12 October 12 noon - 1pm
Join CEO, Adam Horsburgh, as he presents some exciting projects displayed during ResearchFest.

AMRF Young Investigators answer the big questions in medicine | Wednesday 14 October 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Four researchers present their work in contention for the AMRF Young Investigator Award. A posse of secret professors and a "studio" audience.

Physiotherapy Research Event | Wednesday 14 October 4pm - 5pm
Exercise as medicine in cancer? Prof Linda Denehy shares the outstanding results of her exercise studies. 

ResearchFest Plenary Session | Thursday 15 October 12.30pm - 1.15pm 
Dr Rob Grenfell, CSIRO Health and Biosecurity and our very own Professor Paul Johnson will speak at the ResearchFest Plenary session. Following the lecture, the ResearchFest awards will be announced including the presentation of the AMRF Distinguished Scientist Award. 

Our strong culture of research is what makes Austin Health renowned as a centre of excellence in hospital-based research.

ResearchFest is a celebration of our people, their curiosity, collaboration and determination to make the next breakthrough discovery. This event showcases the breadth and excellence of their work. 

As well as Austin LifeSciences, which brings together more than 800 researchers from across several leading research institutes. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We look forward to seeing you online.

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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.